Hands-on Issue 18 (Aug-Dec 2020)


Hands-on Learning Issue 18

Through our Hands-on Learning publication, we hope to play a helpful role in synthesising information from innovators and implementers in civil society, supporting them to share what they have learned so that others are able to draw from and build on their experiences. Read below a short synopsis of what you can find in Hands-on […]

Posted on 19 Jan 2021

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Learning Brief: Breaking down the barriers to quality ECD

More than eight months after the closure of South Africa’s early childhood development (ECD) programmes in March 2020, the ECD sector is likely to be operating at less than a quarter of its pre-lockdown levels. This makes it even more imperative that we work to achieve universal access to quality ECD services, but crucial shifts […]

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Learning Brief: Against all odds — enabling distance learning in lower quintile schools

While public benefit organisations have long spoken out about the importance of bridging the ‘digital divide’, the COVID-19 pandemic revealed, more acutely than ever before, the impacts of unequal access to digital tools and connectivity. In this learning brief, two initiatives committed to keeping learners in school – the Zero Dropout Campaign and Public School […]

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Learning Brief: How to restore — and maintain — the home as a site of learning

South Africa’s national COVID-19 lockdown forced us to reassess our homes as primary sites of learning. Many adults, however, felt ill-equipped to suddenly become their children’s educators. Rather than step back during the pandemic, many innovative non-profit organisations (NPOs) quickly stepped in to guide their beneficiaries through unchartered territory. In this learning brief, we look […]

Posted on 19 Jan 2021

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